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Sophie Lancaster Foundation to receive Government Funding

The Department for Communities and Local Government, part of the British Government, has awarded £50,000 to the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. The grant is part of a larger fund given to four groups that have historically faced challenges in reporting and … Continue reading

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Supermarket Value Abuse

Several British papers are running with a story that a self-identified Goth called Aisah has complained about being abused for her appearance by two employees of a Tesco supermarket in London. The papers involved are red-top tabloids – the Sun, … Continue reading

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Sylvia Lancaster at Darkness and Light in Manchester

Days ahead of the eight year anniversary of the murder of Sophie Lancaster, her mother is repeating her plea for the law to classify subculture crimes as an official strand of hate crime. Sylvia Lancaster – whose daughter was murdered … Continue reading

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Where were you when the Goths sacked Belfast?

A few news organisations have run with the story that Belfast City Hall will reopen its doors, permitting the public to tour parts of the building on a weekend, after a ten year ‘blockade’ enforced by Goths. Well possibly. In … Continue reading

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The Waukesha Stabbing and the ‘Creepy’ Connection

I don’t believe that it’s the fault of Slenderman or horror writing in general that this happened. I remember reading scary stories and watching slasher movies when I was a child and young teenager and while they certainly gave me … Continue reading

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